MIAMI (AP) - The first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season is bearing down on the Florida coast.
Andrea's maximum sustained winds increased to near 60 mph this morning and the storm is expected to reach Florida's Big Bend area today before moving across southeastern Georgia.
The storm is centered about 220 miles west-southwest of Tampa and is moving north-northeast near 13 mph.
A Kansas Senate Democrat and her allies plan to push next year for policies promoting renewable energy because of concerns about climate change.
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On Feb. 11, 1990, AP reporter Greg Myre was in Cape Town when Nelson Mandela was released from prison after 27 years. Mandela walked out of Victor Verster prison hand-in-hand with his then wife, Winnie, as people worldwide rejoiced. The …